Cable & Telecom

Wristwatch with Bluetooth remotely monitors elderly patients

NEW YORK – Far from being an entertainment device, a new Bluetooth-enabled wristwatch will allow family members of the elderly to monitor their vital signs remotely. The biosensor watch, called Exmocare, from New York-based Exmovere, which develops physiological sensor technologies, sends nearly real-time data on the wearer’s heart rate, pulse, and skin conductance. Probably the most sci-fi application is the ability to detect up to 10 different emotions, including relaxation, worry, and agitation, using algorithms and calculations from the fields of neuropsychology and biofeedback. The company says it can detect emotions with a 25% margin of error. Each wristwatch includes...

Our industry and COVID-19

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